Tag Archives: Move to Amend

John Nichols: The Senate Judiciary Committee Just Backed an Amendment to Overturn ‘Citizens United’

Once dismissed even by many reformers as an appropriate yet impossible initiative, the movement for a “Money Out/Voters In” amendment to the Constitution has grown so strong — and been proven to be so necessary — that it has now achieved what most organizers of amendment movements only imagine.   By John Nichols  BillMoyersNews  July 12, […]

Bill Moyers> Our Politicians Are Money Launderers Not Too Different from Tony Soprano

Bill Moyers> Our Politicians Are Money Launderers Not Too Different from Tony Soprano Americans have learned the hard way that when rich organizations and wealthy individuals shower Washington with millions in campaign contributions, they get what they want. November 2, 2011  |  AlterNet / By Bill Moyers The following is a transcript of a speech delivered […]

The Citizens United Era: How the Supreme Court Continues to Put Business First> Take Action

The Citizens United Era: How the Supreme Court Continues to Put Business First PFAW.org  A new People For the American Way Foundation report examines how the Supreme Court’s conservative majority is working to reshape our Constitution and elevate corporate interests above the rights of individual Americans. Beginning with the 2010 decision in Citizens United v. FEC, the Roberts […]

America in Decline, by Noam Chomsky

America in Decline by Noam Chomsky Nation of Change OpEd Published: Friday 5 August 2011 “What remains of political democracy has been undermined further as both parties have turned to auctioning congressional leadership positions.” “It is a com­mon theme” that the United States, which “only a few years ago was hailed to stride the world […]

Whatever Happened to Corporate Patriotism? by Ralph Nader

Counterpunch    Weekend Edition      July 22 / 24, 2011 If They’re Not Loyal to Us, Why Should We be Loyal to Them? Whatever Happened to Corporate Patriotism? By RALPH NADER The fireworks and celebrations that mark Independence Day are over. But the need for a national conversation on corporate patriotism has never been more […]

Real People on the Move Against Corporate Control

Real People on the Move Against Corporate Control by Polly Mann     WAMM Newsletter June 2011 Years and years ago I read about Vinoba Bhave, the so-called “Walking Saint of India” who has been compared to Mahatma Gandhi. He went from one Indian farm to another begging for a small portion of each farmer’s […]

The story of two brothers and their courageous walk across the country

The story of two brothers and their courageous walk across the country:  Minnesota Move to Amend.  No corporate personhood. About a year ago, on May 16th to be exact,  two brothers – both Vietnam veterans and both in their 60s, with deep roots in Minnesota – set out to walk across the country for democracy; California; Nevada; Utah; […]